Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: verb

To suspend on a string.

Part of speech: verb

To fit with a string or strings.

Part of speech: verb

To stretch out into a long, irregular line.

Part of speech: noun

A slender line, thinner than a cord and thicker than a thread; a row or series of things connected.

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Usage examples "string":

  1. I will wear it round my neck with a string, and love it so much, - better than Sophie." - "My Little Lady", Eleanor Frances Poynter.
  2. I'll set my watch with Lucy's, she said, and at exactly the moment we agree upon, I'll tap on Mittie's window just below mine with a bottle let down on a string. - "The Little Colonel at Boarding-School", Annie Fellows Johnston.
  3. The river Hooghley, which here runs pretty straight north and south, forms, as it were, the string of a bent bow, the bow itself being represented by the Morattoe ditch of which I have so often had occasion to speak. - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.